Matthew Di Paola
Matt is the Managing Director of the Toronto office, where he brings his 20-plus years of experience in cultural transformation, innovation, entrepreneurialism, and digitally led thinking.
He has also worked across several verticals, including finance, consumer packaged goods, travel and tourism, technology, retail, and automotive. These clients have allowed him the opportunity to work at the global level, as well as service specific markets, including Canada, the U.S., Hong Kong, South Korea, and Australia.
In his spare time, Matt is either running his local innovation supper club, organizing intimate and exclusive events for independent musicians, taking photos, or advising tech startups. He is also an active thought leader in the digital community and has presented at SXSW, Tech Toronto’s MarketingTO, EnsembleTO, Banff World Media Festival, ICA’s Advertising Week, Dx3, Schulich, and Red Academy. He has been published on Betakit, Media in Canada, Strategy, Freshbooks, and Creative Niche. In 2011, he was executive producer of the off-broadway New York City play “Quake,” and wrote, directed, and produced “The Grind” in 2001's Toronto Fringe Festival.